An opportunity for trainees in Medical Genetics and Biochemical Genetics to be introduced to the field of metabolic disorders and to meet and learn from leading figures in the field. Space permitting, a limited number of course slots may be open to other trainees or interested academic physicians.
The Academy will provide a broad overview of inborn errors of metabolism focusing on the clinical diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. A renowned faculty will guide you through seminars on disease recognition and diagnosis, workshops to integrate understanding of normal metabolism and pathophysiology, and case-based workshops on diagnosis and management.
NAMA is presented by the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders (SIMD).
Organized by Jean-Marie Saudubray, Jerry Vockley, and Mark Korson
The 2014 Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders North American Metabolic Academy (SIMD NAMA) will be held October 12 - October 18, 2014, at Avon Old Farms Hotel & Conference Center, Avon, Connecticut.
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The SIMD NAMA is a sterling opportunity in medical education. To quote one participant, "I think it's a really powerful endorsement for this field of medicine that its seasoned experts come here for a whole week to teach trainees. I am very impressed with this attitude of teaching and it makes me feel excited to be going into this field. This was a great learning experience."
Read more about the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 academies in the Conference Info section.